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Inca, 14th-15th century AD. A child's cap, possibly from a Qhapaq hucha sacrifice, made from woven wool with bands of dark brown wool running horizontally; numerous tassels to the bottom of the cap with feathers from exotic birds; to the top a tassel with feather from exotic bird. See Besom, T. Inca Human Sacrifice and Mountain Worship: Strategies for Empire Unification, New Mexico, 2013, for discussion.60 grams, 25.5cm (10"). English private collection; acquired in the 1970s; formerly in a 19th century family collection.


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Pre Columbian Qhapaq Hucha Woven Hat

Estimate £250 - £350Feb 20, 2018